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the 40th anniversary of roe v. wade? that is one of those issues that is never going to be entirely settled. you see ebbs and flows in public opinion on that. you see the general drift has been toward more restrictions on abortion rather than less. we will be debating that issue for generations to come. >> because of the obamacare provision that covers that has worked its way through the court's. the supreme court turned down a request to block that. the caller was suggesting concern. it does not look at there will be any possibility that is taken out. hobby lobby will refuse coverage. it will remain in the spotlight. it will not go away because there is resistance to it. caller: they touched on gun control. if they put more emphasis on the illegal sale of firearms across the border, in a criminal these fires a weapon does not have to go to a gun shop to get them. they are selling them out of the backs of vehicles and fans. youe is no limit on wherat can get your hands on. host: i am interested on what happens on a congressional level. guest: you have people talking about a comprehe
the anniversary of the row v. wade abortion decision. plus, people who lived through the connecticut school massacre, join an anti-gun rally in washington. and an inmate strolls from jail without beinginoid for nearly a week. those stories and a >> abc7 news starts right now, with live, breaking news. >> good evening, everyone. we have breaking news tonight, out of menlo park. police are investigating a shooting, at least one person was hit at willow road and bayfront expressway, the leadup to the dun barton bridge. details are still emerging right now. we have a crew on the way. join us on abc7 news at 11:00 for the latest breaking details. an anti-abortion rally drew tens of thousands of supporters and counter protesters to san francisco today. abc7's tomas ramon shows us the dueling rally. >> reporter: the ninth annual walk for life was a hiewmg success, according to organizers, measure 40,000 people filled the plaza on the 40th anniversary of row versus wade. jennifer o'neill spoke about her regrets of having an abortion. >> we cannot be luke warm in such a time as this, more than ever
for life. nbc's tracie potts is live. tracie, this marks the supreme court's roe v. wade that legalized abortion. are the protests expected to be larger because of that? >> reporter: they are. the second time this week we've seen that on the national mall. it came because of the anniversary, but because of that, organizers moved this protest to friday so as not to conflict. but today, we do expect to see this pro-life march, this huge march, on the national mall. a lot of things have changed, though, in the last 40 years, especially in the last couple of years. there have been more than 150 new laws by states and local legislatures in just the past two years. 19 different states acting just last year to restrict abortion rights. it's one of the reasons why this group says it wants to speak up and try to push for the overturning of roe versus wade. but a brand-new nbc poll shows 7 out of 10 want roe versus wade to stay. we will see lawmakers at that event later today. tracie potts in washington. thanks so much for that. >>> well, we have new video of a dramatic swift water rescue that ha
for joining us. >>> up next, 40 years after roe v. wade, a majority of americans want abortion to be legal, pure and simple. it's another way the progressives seem to be winning the culture wars. it's very clear, the latest nbc numbers we just got today, and this is "hardball," the place for politics. [ female announcer ] this is your moment. the delightful discovery. the sweet realization that you have a moment all to yourself. well, almost. splenda® no calorie sweetener. splenda® makes the moment yours™. i was talking to my best friend. i told her i wasn't feeling like myself... i had pain in my pelvic area... and bleeding that wasn't normal for me. she said i had to go to the doctor. turned out i had uterine cancer, a type of gynecologic cancer. i received treatment and we're confident i'll be fine. please listen to your body. if something doesn't feel right for two weeks or longer, see your doctor. get the inside knowledge about gynecologic cancers. knowing can make all the difference in the world. >>> well, chuck hagel is making the rounds on capitol hill trying to win over suppor
is live on capitol hill. this week marks the 40th anniversary of the roe v. wade decision that legalized abortion. are the protests expected to be larger than usual because of that? >> reporter: exactly. and that's why we're expecting so many people for the second time this week on the national mall. in fact the anniversary was the day after inauguration. so organizers moved march for life to friday. and in the last 40 years, a lot of the emotions and issues have not changed. what has changed is legislation. for the most part legislators, republicans, have enacted more than 150 laws restricting abortion. there are now 17 states that pay for abortion for low income women and of course federal funds are restricted there. wae continue for s we continue to see demonstrations on both sides. but public opinion is pretty clear. 7 out of 10 said they want roe vs. wade abortion rights to remain the law of the land. today in addition to those thousands of people from around the country who plan to attend the event on the national mall, house speaker john boehner will be speaking, as well. >> traci
hill for us. this week marks the 40th anniversary of the supreme court's roe v. wade decision. will protests be larger than usual? >> reporter: because of the anniversary which fell on the day after inauguration so instead of having these two huge events back-to-back they bunched this one over to friday. in the last 40 years one of the biggest changes had been state laws, just in the last couple of years there have been 135 new restrictions mainly by republican legislators on abortion and that has some pro choice activists concerned. they say the big issue is now access. our latest nbc/wall street journal poll shows public opinion is still firmly behind roe v. wade with seven out of ten saying it should be the law of the land. those who disagree will be on the mall today. thousands of them, and among the speakers republican house speaker john boehner and former republican presidential candidate rick santorum. >> thank you. >>> manti te'o speaks in his first on-camera interview since the girlfriend hoax story broke. thursday, te'o told katie couric he was absolutely not in on t
, max boot on the history of guerrilla warfare. -- january 22t is the anniversary of roe vs. wade. a march against abortion. members spoke about the 40th anniversary of the supreme court ruling in the house of representatives. for one minute and revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman is recognized for one minute. ms. slaughter: i am pleased rise today to recognize the landmark anniversary of the roe v. wade decision by the supreme court. s the firewall that protects women's health and moved women's health forward. on this 40th anniversary of roe v. wade, we confirm the constitutionally protected right of every woman to safe and legal health care. women are nurturers and when life places a woman in the most difficult of circumstance the choices she needs to make should be free from government interferen. over the years i have been proud to stand with many of my colleagues as have beaten back repeated attempts to chip away at women's rights set forth in roe v. wade. over the last two years, we've seen the most extreme and repeated attempts to take a
. >>> up next 40 years after roe v. wade a majority of americans want abortion to be legal pure and simple. it's another way the progressives seem to be winning the culture wars. the latest nbc numbers we just got today and this is "hardball," the place for politics. ♪ i have direct deposit on my visa prepaid. my paycheck is loaded right on my card. automatic. i am not going downtown standing in line to cash it. i know where my money is, because it is in my pocket. i got more time with my daughter, we got places to go. [ freeman ] go open a new world, with visa prepaid. more people go with visa. [ male announcer ] available at rushcard.com. more people go with visa. i i had pain in my abdomen...g. it just wouldn't go away. i was spotting, but i had already gone through menopause. these symptoms may be nothing... but they could be early warning signs of a gynecologic cancer, such as cervical, ovarian, or uterine cancer. feeling bloated for no reason. that's what i remember. seeing my doctor probably saved my life. warning signs are not the same for everyone. if you think something's wrong
v. wade should be the law of the land. what is the republican agenda? to try to overturn roe v. wade and take those rights away from women. we know the majority of americans support a path to citizenship. what is the republican agenda? a fake path to citizenship. point being, it is their policies. i will say quickly that after the 2004 election when democrats got beat and we kind of went back and said what is going on here, we did some real polling, and we found that americans actually agreed with us on our values. >> sure. >> but it was how we were communicating. republicans can't say that americans don't agree with them on their positions. >> just today john boehner released a video for the march for life. let's take a look at it. >> with all that is at stake, it's becoming more and more important for us to share the truth with our young people and to encourage them to lock arms, speak out for life, and help make abortion a relic of the past. let that be one of our most fundamental goals this year. >> didn't the republicans already lose that fight, eugene? how is anything going to
. >> thanks. >>> this week marks the 40th anniversary of roe v. wade. the supreme court ruling that guaranteed a woman's right to choose an abortion. in washington today, opponents of abortion are gathering, thousands of them, for a rally on the national mall. they're calling it the march for life. cnn's athena jones is there. >> reporter: abortion opponents have been holding this march for life rally every year since the first anniversary of the roe v. wade decision. they start with a rally here on the mall and end at the supreme court because their ultimate goal is to overturn roe v. wade. i had a chance to talk to one person about what he called the importance of personhood laws, laws that define life as beginning at conception. listen to what he had to say. >> the key issue is the idea of personhood. everyone knows biologically that the fetus is a human being. is it human, but is it a person? once you establish personhood, then that changes the whole equation. >> reporter: you heard from an abortion opponent. a majority of people support keeping roe v. wade in place as it is. but the same
since the supreme court's landmark ruling on roe v. wade. the 7-2 decision declared laws prohibiting abortion violated women's constitutional rights. you can see there's little fluctuation in the number of abortions from 2005 to 2009 which is the last year complete records were reported. well, now there is a new reality series that's documenting what it is like for women after they undergo an abortion. lauren green is here with the latest on this story. >> reporter: hey, arthel. it's a different approach to the ever-increasing political visit roll around the abortion event as roe v. wade, as you said, turns 40. it's the first-ever reality show about women who are part of a bible study trying to recover from the guilt they feel after having an abortion. >> women are petrified and ashamed and scared that their secret will come out. >> reporter: each of these five women hope the christian message of redemption and forgiveness will help heal emotional wounds from abortion. it's a ten-of part series areaing on -- airing online in connection with the decision of roe v. wade that legalized
wade administration is reminding drivers to prepare for snow this afternoon because of the pavement, temperatures below 20 degrees, the state highway administration will not pretreat using salt due to potential freezing on the roads. now, crews have been out on patrol overnight preparing for icy conditions. >> let's take a lesson and get ready and prepare because the schools are letting out early or during the storm, people are leaving work, we could potentially have an even worse gridlock. >> reporter: fill your gas tank, make sure you have window washer fluid and ice scraper and a charged cell phone and an alternate route for your travel plans just in case there is a crash. you know there are -- be prepared if you are sitting in traffic this afternoon. but they say allow yourself plenty of time to get to your destination. reporting live in brooklynville, sherrie johnson, abc2 news. >>> the arctic blast is affecting everybody in the area even the animals can't take the cold. because of the extreme temperatures the maryland zoo in baltimore will be closed for visitors today. >>> com
brophy wade was decided, the commission asked me since i do the going constitutional history if i would write something as a history of abortion rights for them and how that all plays out about the history had been back to england and so on. >> host: what is your history? are you from? >> guest: i'm from nashville, tennessee. my family and relatives are also there. and the two pearl high school enemy to howard university, graduated and went to the university of michigan. >> host: law school? >> guest: first the history department and then i went to the law school to do legal history. in those days you had to get those degrees. you can get them at the same time. now you can. i had to do one and then the other. >> host: did you convert to graduate school impervious click >> guest: i came to howard -- yes, i came on purpose. i went to segregated schools in nashville arena. the high school, in those days and i went to howard and that made sense. then i went to michigan, i was one of the first students whose black who is in the phd program because when i got there, said he was surprised to s
dwayne wade pointed him a new point guard. >> bonus to watch. >>> and that is what happens when you make a half-court shot with the heat playing. and he had a chance to win $75,000 if he hit and he made the shot. he tackled the man. and, by the way, the heat won the game 110 to 88. and he was probably excited about the money and never expected lebron james to come tackle. >> a cold start to the day, huh? >> it was indeed. gary mcgrady, did everything go as planned? and i know a lot of people were concerned about the slick roads this morning. school his two-hour delays. >> i think so. my way, we had some sleet and freezeing conditions. the temperatures staying around freezeing. the only thing that surprised me from the forecast last night to this morning was that d.c., we never got down to freezeing. we hovered above freezeing all night long, which is good. no ice or problems with the morning commute. i thought we would be at freezeing and dodged a bullet there. check out the temperatures right now. hey, hey, 44 in the city and i saw a little bit of blue sky coming in this afternoon and i
demonstrators are gathered. thousands turned out to mark the 40th anniversary of the roe versus wade. the supreme court decision that legalized abortion. former presidential candidate rick santorum among the speakers calling for overturning the zwigs. >>> republican senator chambliss says he will not seek re-election next year. the head of the democratic senatorial campaign committee said democrats will try to win back that seat saying georgia is one of the best pickup opportunity in the next election. >>> time now for the "gut check." we told you about the republican plan to change the way that the u.s. presidents are elected. republicans in pennsylvania, michigan, ohio and virginia want to do away with the current winner takes all approach in favor of awarding votes by congressional districts, better positions the gop to retake the white house come 2016. our first read team writes, quote, the proposed changes would speed up to efforts to have the popular vote and not the electoral college decide presidential contests because many would see that as a fairer system. what does your gu
wade decision. charlie joins us from new york, on the republican line. caller: good morning. one morning, the first sergeant announced there were eliminations from the pt test. women could not do it. if you cannot pass your pt test, you cannot be promoted. do not give me the lie that standards are not going to be lowered. they will be. the problem is, we no longer have generals like george patton, matthew ridgway, curtis lemay, and douglas macarthur. that is the problem. host:, for the call, charlie. this is a headline based on the report looking at the issue of sexual harassment in the military and the focus of airforce leaders focusing on culture -- yesterday, general dempsey was asked about that culture of seco -- sexual harassment in the military. this is a portion of what he had to say. >> i believe it is because we have had separate classes of military personnel, at some level. it is far more complicated than that. when you had one part of the population that is designated as warriors, and another part that is designated as something else, i think that disparity begins to e
to commemorate the 40th anniversary of row v. wade, the landmark supreme court decision that formally recognized the woman's right regarding decisions on her reproductive health care. this came as a result of decades of relentless activism and litigation on the part of great women advocates. but today there are those that want to roll back those fundamental rights and turn back the clock on women's health care. we've seen them use the same tactics over and over again during the last 40 years. in fact, according to an institute, more than 40 laws were passed to restrict access to abortion in 19 states just this past year. that's why as we commemorate the 40th anniversary of roe v. wade, it's more important than ever to commit ourselves to protecting these basic rights and ensure that women across our country have full control over their personal well-being and health and retain access to health care they require. thank you and i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from california seek recognition? >> i ask unanimous consent to address th
. this as the nation marks the 40th anniversary of the controversial roe versus wade supreme court decision. organizers say west coast walk for life is the largest pro-life rally outside of washington, d.c. it will unfrom 12:30 to 1:30 this afternoon. >>> coming up this morning on "today in the bay" the 49ers head to the big game, the biggest game of their lives. all that you need to know for that game coming up at 7:00. more local news coming up for you in just 30 minutes. >>> we're back on a saturday morning, january 26, 2013. those are hearty souls outside. we owe them at least a cup of coffee for being out there for us. it is still mighty cold here in the northeast. there could be a little relief in store for some of our friends shivering out on the plaza. dylan's going to have our forecast for all of us in a few minutes. i'm erica hill alongside lester holt. >>> coming up, a woman who set off an explosive debate when she wrote in this article in "vogue," got attention about what many saw as tough steps she took when she put her 7-year-old daughter on a diet. now some people said good for her. othe
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